Banana Tart Tatin

clock 15 minutes + 35 minutes bowl Serves 6


  • 50 g butter
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 4 medium bananas, cut length ways then halved
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 1 Countdown Puff Pastry Sheet
  • vanilla ice cream, to serve
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  • 1. Preheat an oven to 200°C.

  • 2. In a 20-22cm oven proof frying pan, melt the butter with the sugar over a low heat until it turns a caramel colour.

  • 3. Arrange the bananas on top of the caramel in a fan shape, cut side down. Sprinkle with orange zest and nutmeg.

  • 4. Place the sheet of pastry over the top tucking it in to fit snuggly.

  • 5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the pastry is puffed and golden.

  • 6. Remove and rest for a few minutes before tipping carefully onto a serving plate.

  • 7. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

  • Tip: If you don’t have an oven proof frying pan, make the caramel then pour into the base of a cake tin.

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